Arsene Wenger open to a return to management after two
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hinted he may be open to a managerial return but only under ‘optimal conditions’.
Wenger has been out of management since leaving the Gunners in the summer of 2018.
The Frenchman enjoyed a stellar 22-year spell in charge of the north London club, which saw him claim three leagues titles and seven FA Cups.
The former Arsenal boss is now head of arsene wenger development at FIFA but when asked about a possible return to management, Wenger hinted he may be open to the idea.
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“Every day, I want to train, I’ve been doing this all my life,” he told French radio station Europe 1.
“I’m 70 years old, I gave a lot. Should I play Russian roulette a bit, even when it comes to my health? I can’t do things by halves, so I ask myself this question.”
Before Wenger continued: “I smelled the grass every morning, and today I am more in muffled, administrative environments, and in offices. So obviously, I feel a bit of an intruder in there.
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“I want to create the most efficient analysis centre in the world at FIFA. I know it is very ambitious, but you will see that at the World Cup in 2022 we will produce match analyses which will be extremely efficient.
“I’m in the process of hiring a lot of people at this level right now. And I think there is still a lot of progress to be made in the way we see arsene wenger.”